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January 31, 2017: 6 am – 7:30 am

Super Blue Moon Eclipse at Bluff Lake

Join us at Bluff Lake Nature Center – 3400 Havana Way in Stapleton – for one of the area’s best views of the Front Range and Denver skyline for the Super Blue Moon on Jan. 31. This special program will feature: The setting of the Supermoon during the Blue Moon during the totality of a lunar eclipse. We also plan to throw in a beautiful sunrise, for free!

5:00 a.m. – Parking opens
6:00 a.m. – Guided viewing and photo advice begin
6:30 a.m. – Official program beginning
Parking and viewing space will be limited. Register now by sending an email to . Include your name and the number of people attending with you.
This event is in partnership with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
About the Super Blue Moon
Information courtesy of Bluff Lake Naturalists and Dr. Ka Chun Yu,
Curator of Space Science Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
The Moon will:
  • Rise around 4:30 p.m. on January 30.
  • Enter the penumbra around 3:50 a.m. on January 31.
  • Enter the umbra around 4:50 a.m.
  • Enter totality around 5:50 a.m.
  • Reach the midpoint of the eclipse at approximately 6:30 a.m.
  • Slip behind the Front Range prior to leaving totality and setting around 7:10 a.m., around the same time as sunrise.
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We look forward to seeing you Jan. 31.
PLEASE NOTE: In the event of snow, clouds, or fog, we will feature the area’s best early-morning viewing of snow, clouds, or fog.